Key Dates 2021-2022

To help your family plan ahead, listed below are the key dates for the 2021-2022 school year. Additional dates (such as parent meetings and special events) will be added to the school-wide online calendar. 

Updated: 5/7/21

2021

August 30 First day for grades 9-12
August 31 First day for EL-grade 8, EL/JK/K dismissal at noon (Aug. 31-Sept. 3)
September 6 Labor Day: School holiday, Extended Day closed
September 7 First day for full-day classes for EL/JK/K
October 11 Fall Break, School Holiday, Extended Day open
October 21 Lower School and Middle School Parent/Teacher Conference Day (no classes EL-Grade 8) 
November 8 Student Holiday, Professional Development Day, Extended Day open
November 24-26 Thanksgiving Break, School holiday; Extended Day closed
November 29 Thanksgiving Break, School holiday, Extended Day open
November 30 Classes resume
December 17 Early Dismissal for Christmas Break: K-4 after Gift Service, MS noon, US after last exam; No School EL/JK, Extended Day open
December 20-31 Christmas Break, Ext. Day open Dec. 20-21, 28-29 and closed Dec. 22-24, 27, 30-31












2022

January 3 Classes resume
January 17 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, School holiday, Extended Day closed
January 18 Student Holiday, Professional Development Day, Extended Day open
February 18 Saints Take a Break Day, School holiday, Extended Day closed
February 21 Presidents’ Day, School holiday, Extended Day open
March 4 Early Dismissal for Spring Break, Extended Day open
March 7-11 Spring Break, Extended Day open
March 14 Spring Break, Student holiday, Faculty Professional Development, Extended Day open
March 15 Classes resume
April 7 Lower School and Middle School Parent/Teacher Conference Day (no classes EL-Grade 8) 
April 15 Good Friday Early Dismissal: LS 11:45 a.m., MS/US: noon; Extended Day closes 3 p.m.
April 18 Easter Monday, School holiday, Extended Day closed
May 26 Class of 2022 Baccalaureate
May 27 St. Christopher’s Class of 2022 Commencement, School holiday EL-grade 11, Extended Day open
May 28 St. Catherine’s Class of 2022 Commencement
May 30 Memorial Day, School holiday, Extended Day closed
June 1 Last day of classes for EL-grade 4
June 2 Lower School Grades 2-4 Final Assembly 11 a.m., Last day of classes for grades 5-8, Extended Day open
June 3 Middle School Final Assembly 11 a.m., Last day for grades 9-12, Extended Day Open
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